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Grandfather arrested for trying to smuggle drugs to daughter in Dubai

The 63-year-old had actually hidden marijuana inside black soap, claims Nigeria’s medicine police

A Nigerian grandpa has actually been apprehended for attempting to smuggle medications to his little girl in Dubai, Nigeria’s National Medicine Police (NDLEA) introduced on Sunday.

The 63-year-old was nabbed at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport Terminal, (MMIA) in Ikeja Lagos, Nigeria.

NDLEA representative Femi Babafemi claimed the suspect has actually admitted to hiding marijuana inside a black indigenous soap which belonged to a delivery to his little girl that resides in Dubai.

” He additionally confessed this was his 2nd effort at sending out such illegal compound to his little girl,” claimed Babafemi.

A Nigerian products representative has actually been independently apprehended for trying to export 250grams of Tramadol as well as marijuana to Dubai.

Zero-tolerance plan

The UAE has a zero-tolerance plan when it concerns medicine trafficking.

In March this year, Dubai Authorities punished 100 dealerships that were pitching by means of WhatsApp. One more significant success in the battle versus medicine trafficking can be found in Might 2022 when Dubai Authorities took apart an international medicine organization as component of a sting procedure codenamed ‘Sugar walking cane’, accomplished in control with police of France, Spain, as well as Colombia.

The breast caused the apprehension of 18 lawbreakers as well as the seizure of 22 lots of sugar polluted with drug smuggled from Colombia via the Port of Le Havre in France. Amongst those apprehended was MD, called the vital participant of the gang by Lt General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, Commander-in-chief of Dubai Authorities.

In 2015, Abu Dhabi, authorities took medications with an approximated road worth of Dh1.2 billion as component of significant drive versus medicine trafficking.

Sharjah Authorities’s Anti-Narcotics Division at the same time took Dh135 million well worth of medications from 2021 till Might 2022. The haul consisted of 822 kgs of crystal meth, 94 kgs of hashish as well as 251 kgs of heroin.

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